Human Resources Business Partner
Cronos Group Inc. is a publicly-traded (NASDAQ: CRON, TSX: CRON), global cannabis company whose principal activities are the production and sale of cannabis in federally legal jurisdictions. The company is scaling operations rapidly and globally. We are currently expanding our production footprint in Canada, Israel and Australia and selling medical and adult-use recreational cannabis. In two years, Cronos Group has gone from two production facilities to operations that span across five continents.
Our goal is to establish the most valuable international cannabis community comprised of passionate, daring people, driven by quality and integrity, who are determined to write history. We hire talented people who thrive on solving difficult problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. If you want to play a part in shaping a new industry and building a historically significant company, we want to meet you.
We are currently recruiting for a Human Resources Business Partner – Come join our dynamic team!
This position is based out of Toronto, ON
Cronos Group is seeking a Human Resources Business Partner who will work within the Human Resources department and report to the Manager, Human Resources. As the HRBP, you will be responsible for supporting a defined area of the business and/or function (called the “Client Group” or “CG” below). You will work directly with the specific client group to provide an experienced level of independent counsel, expert advice, high level of human resources consulting, coaching and leadership. You will be the main point of contact for the assigned client groups and will provide support on decision making, issues management, policy development, education and people focused strategies to meet current and future needs.
- Develop trusted relationships with management and employees to identify and drive effective people programs to drive engagement and support business goals.
- Participate in the development and implementation of Human Resources policies, procedures and programs. Recommend policy amendments and program development initiatives. Leads development and updates to standards operating procedures within the team.
- Provide interpretation and advice on policies, procedures and applicable legislation to shape decision making.
- Counsel managers on Employee Relations needs and issues and respond to inquiries regarding people policies, procedures and programs, investigate incidences and take appropriate action, act with integrity and ethics in handling confidential information.
- Ensure the provision of a high level of Human Resources consulting for assigned client group providing advice, coaching and leadership on all Human Resources matters.
- Provides day to day performance management guidance to leaders and management (e.g. career development and disciplinary actions)
- Provide guidance and input on CG workforce planning and support the development and implementation of a succession planning program.
- Collaborate with managers to develop and implement career growth programs to fully enable the potential of our people, including talent reviews, performance reviews and development plans.
- Conduct straightforward and complex workplace investigations with respect to such issues as harassment, human rights code violations and employment complaints and recommend options for resolving issues.
- Conduct analyses, interpreting information and validating accuracy and relevancy of HR trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs and policies.
- Participates/facilities monthly meetings with respective client group to assess and anticipate HR-related needs.
- Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
- Identifies training needs for CG and makes recommendations for program implementation.
- Undergraduate degree in Business and/or Human Resources Management
- 5-7 years recent experience working in Human Resources with a proven expertise in Employee Relations
- Experience as an HR Generalist with expert knowledge of HR legislation (e.g. Employment Standards, Human Rights, Health & Safety, Privacy, Compensation, etc.)
- Able to develop trusted partnerships and collaborate effectively with colleagues; possess a mix of strong business acumen and HR know-how and innovative problem solving; viewed as a management partner and an employee advocate
- Resilient and persistent, able to deal with ambiguity and change, prioritize needs, and work through obstacles
- Ability to function independently and as a member of a team dealing with multiple priorities in a complex environment.
- Strong strategic and tactical project management skills
- Effective at building relationships and gaining credibility with assigned client group
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills, including conflict resolution
- High level of composure and demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a fact paced environment where there is a need to be able to effectively manage multiple tasks/assignments at the same time.
We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To apply, please email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org